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Harvey R. Miller is credited with elevating the practice of bankruptcy law from relative obscurity to a cornerstone practice area of modern megafirms. (Credit: AP)

Harvey Miller, Godfather Of Bankruptcy Law, Dies At 82

Harvey R. Miller, a pioneering bankruptcy lawyer who wielded vast influence over the evolution of modern U.S. restructuring law during nearly half a century at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, has died, his firm announced Monday. He was 82.

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